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Flexed Gyro - Gyraulus deflectus

Native Species

Global Rank: G5
State Rank: SNR

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General Description
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Observations in Montana Natural Heritage Program Database
Number of Observations: 13

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Relative Density



(Observations spanning multiple months or years are excluded from time charts)

Usually found on aqautic vegetation within ponds, lakes, wetlands or other lentic waterbodies,

Food Habits
Like most snails, these are herbivorous- scrapers of algae, detritus and diatoms from other vegetation of benthic substrates

Species may be found in intermittent waters including temporary ponds and streams:

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Flexed Gyro — Gyraulus deflectus.  Montana Field Guide.  .  Retrieved on , from